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USDA Declares A Boston, Massachusetts Area Free Of The Asian Longhorned Beetle

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) today announced that Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) has been effectively eradicated from an area in Boston, Mass.  "The mission to eliminate this destructive beetle in Boston, combined with various levels of cooperation, has resulted in success," states Osama El-Lissy, APHIS Plant Protection and Quarantine Deputy... Read More
Posted by David George at Wednesday, May 14, 2014 | 1 comments
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Hardwood industry icon Harold White dies

From The Morehead News May 9, 2014 —     Harold L. White, 85, of Morehead, a leading figure in Kentucky’s hardwood lumber industry for 50 years, died Wednesday at his home. Survivors include his wife, Barbara, a sister, five children, 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. White and two brothers, Eugene and Victor, also deceased, were pioneers in developing the modern lumber mills of Rowan County. Harold White was a graduate of the National Hardwood School in... Read More
Posted by David George at Friday, May 9, 2014 | 0 comments
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